Stories about Legal Threats from September, 2017
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Several journalists have been arrested by Moroccan authorities over their coverage of the unrest in the Rif region.
Salvadoran journalists face violent threats on social media, Japanese activists stomp on hateful tweets and Chile doubles down on data retention.
"...if you see Lee Mingche confess against his will in court....please forgive him. This is just another drama staged by the Chinese government."
Journalist Faces Defamation Probe for Comparing Indonesia’s Treatment of West Papua with Myanmar's Rohingya
Dandhy posted his comments on Facebook following a rally condemning the Myanmar government for its treatment of Rohingya refugees.
In a Facebook post, Amro criticized the Palestinian Authority's arrest of journalist Ayman Qawasmi .
"Cambodia lost a significant aspect of its media diversity. It lost a training ground for a generation of Khmer journalists. It lost a beacon of free speech."
Azamn newspaper was banned over a report on interference with the independence of the judiciary. One of its journalists remains in prison.
"In fact, this is an assassination on democracy. In her passing, Karnataka has lost a strong progressive voice..."